LT3954 LED Buck-Boost Driver overview



LT3954 is a 1 channel, 40.0 V, 0.45 A/string non-sync LED Buck-Boost Driver. It can drive a maximum of 10 LED (~3.5Vfwd) per string, features a adjustable 1000 kHz frequency and is available in 1 package option(s): QFN-36 .

Further characteristics are a feedback voltage of 2.020 V, a typical inductor size of 22.0 uH and a peak efficiency of 95 %.

Parameter and features overview

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Nr. of Channel 1
V-IN min. 4.5 V
V-IN max. 40.0 V
V-OUT max. 40.0 V
Nr.of LED per string typ. 10
I-OUT/string? 0.45 A
current limit typ. 6.30 A
sync/non-sync non-sync
Frequency typ. 1000 kHz
Frequency adjustable
Frequency min. 100 kHz
Frequency max. 1000 kHz
Softstart yes
Softstart adjustable no
Down-Mode no
Quiescent current max. 2200 uA
Operating min. -40 °C
Operating max. 85 °C
Junction min. -40 °C
Junction max. 125 °C
thermal shutdown typ. 125 °C
Inductor size typ. 22.0 uH
feedback voltage 2.020 V
Automotive AEC-Q100 no
Topology Buck-Boost
Peak Efficiency 95 %
Component count min. 20
DC dimming no
PWM dimming yes
PWM frequency min. 0.17 kHz
PWM frequency max. 0.4 kHz
digital dimming no
digital interface no
LED flash no
TxMask no
Nr.of current sources 1
Nr.of package options 1

LT3954 Datasheet

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V-IN min. 4.5 V, V-OUT max. 40 V, current limit typ. 6.3 A, Frequency typ. 1000 kHz
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